Keppel cuts 8,000 jobs as profits slump

In the first nine months of the year, the group's year-on-year net profit was down 43 per cent to S$641 million. -Reuters

What happens to your HDB flat after a divorce?

For most couples undergoing divorce, the ideal outcome would be to retain the HDB flat, or be able to sell it at a good price and splitting the proceeds. -Dollars and Sense

Don't count on a pay raise to go with a promotion

Just 17%, or less than one in five, companies in Singapore always provide a pay raise following a promotion. -AsiaOne

Singapore gaming startup Razer buys George Lucas-founded THX

THX chief executive says the company can push into new territory with Razer. -BT

Singapore banks still hiring despite slowing economy

DBS and Citi have combined 1,200 vacancies; but most banks seeking mainly compliance and IT staff. -BT

Poor in maths, good with numbers

Self-taught stock investor has no problems doing data-crunching. -ST

Dalian Wanda offers Hollywood movie makers subsidies on Chinese shoots

China's richest man laid out the massive growth ahead for China's box office. -CNBC

Transport operators looking to hire 1,000 more rail engineers

Public transport operators and LTA have been stepping up efforts to make the job more attractive. -My Paper

1MDB probe fallout: Watchdog says 15 Swiss banks in money laundering 'red zone'

Most of the banks are involved in asset management and often have clients from emerging markets. -Reuters

Guests step right into the bedroom when entering unconventional 5-room flat

The homeowners swopped their living room with their master bedroom space - throwing conventionality out of the window. -Home & Decor

4 ways to make extra money off your flat in Singapore

Everyone knows you can rent out a room, but there are other ways to make money off your flat and make the house pay for itself.

Singapore university costs rise 38% since 2007, law degrees increase the most

The cost of a law degree at NUS rocketed from S$6,100 in 2009 to S$12,400, a 103 per cent hike. -CNBC

More than 3 in 4 employees in Singapore prefer working for a male boss: Study

76 per cent of employees in Singapore surveyed stated that they prefer to work under a male boss, the fourth-highest proportion among the 33 countries in the study. -AsiaOne

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin sued over startup bankruptcy

Bloso Investments blames potential US$5 million loss on alleged 'deliberate misrepresentations'. -The Wall Street Journal


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